Haunted Places in brough, Cumbria



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    Tan Hill Inn

    brough, North Yorkshire

    7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    8.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain. This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England. Parts ...


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    11.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Brougham Hall

    Brougham, Cumbria

    19.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The hall and grounds are reportedly haunted by sounds of soldiers battling in the middle night, world war soldiers marching and various people who were employed at the property including a woman called Emily and a boy who died there. Henry Brougham who lived there in the nineteenth century was ...


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    Raby Castle

    brough, England

    20.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Charles Nevill, who plotted the Rising of the North in the Baron's Hall is reported in that room. Henry Vane the Younger is seen in the library without his head and the first Lady Barnard is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    24.4 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The ghosts here include a young boy found in Room 6; he is said to cry out looking for his mother. Meanwhile, a female spirit, nicknamed Betty, is also said to wander around looking for her son. In Room Seven, a large man is reported. Also, a medium has picked ...


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    Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

    brough, Northumberland

    24.9 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The spirit of Dorothy Forster is said to be here, whose brother, Tom Forster, was part of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Levens Hall

    brough, Cumbria

    26.2 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    29.3 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A painting was acquired of a woman in a tartan outfit. The woman in the painting is said to have been attached to the painting and now haunts this building as revenge for husband's slaughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    30.1 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Ghosts ranging from stagehands, former managers, and crying children have been reported here all throughout the theatre. Recently, a photograph captured two ghosts sitting in the distance lending to the belief that there's more ghosts here than previously thought! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    brough, Darlington

    30.3 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A nun was said to have been bricked up alive here. Most activity stems from Room 2; usually the faucets will turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kiplin Hall

    brough, North Yorkshire

    30.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    It would seem as if every room here has some form of activity. In the library, an upset girl is seen; in the alcove, a vicar or priest likes to appear; in the tunnels, a nurse frequently shows up (said to be the most commonly seen ghost here). Temperature drops, ...


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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    35.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A fog-like being with long fingernails is reported in the cellar; while not harmful, he is known for scaring people. Also in the cellar is a handyman; he's not a mean person, but very well built. In room 4, a sad woman, named Emily, can be seen looking out the ...


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    Lumley Castle

    brough, County Durham

    37.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard ...


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    Grand Theatre, Lancaster

    Lancaster, England

    38 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A lady in grey, believed to be Sarag Siddons, is seen here. In her lifetime, Siddons played Lady Macbeth here, but after death she might be the one that is reportedly seen throughout. A male spirit named Harald is also believed to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    38 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A female spirit is said to occupy the ladies' toilets; a man murdered somewhere in the 16th or 17th century is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    38.1 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Staff and visitors say that a friendly ghost is here, but not much is known about it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lancaster Castle

    Lancaster, England

    38.2 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Lancaster Castle was used as a prison for accused witches and heretics before meeting their fate by execution. On the premise, the ghosts of an elderly lady, a middle-aged woman, a monk, and child running about have all been reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    38.4 miles from brough, UK-C9

    In the main auditorium, people have been pushed, slapped, and harrassed by someone who isn't there. In the dressing romo, a failed actress is heard muttering and commonly is said to have a moody energy. The cellar has the highest amount of psychic energy here; people have had sudden mood ...


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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    38.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The ghost of a highwayman, a woman walking her dog, and most commonly, a grey lady have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel View Inn

    Low Eighton, Tyne and Wear

    39.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Activity here is common, but no one knows the source. One team of ghost hunters encountered poltergeist activity, balls of light, and drastic cold spots. Messages also come up on spirit boxes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    39.7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Activity is common in the cellar; staff feels as if they are not alone and sometimes report being touched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    40.1 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The ghost of an airman is said to be here; some of the electrical equipment acts up by itself as if someone is controlling it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    brough, North Yorkshire

    41 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Thomas Busby was hanged for his crimes, but always loved his seat at this location. After his death, anyone who sits in this chair meets an untimely and always tragic death; the chair has been hung on the wall to prevent anyone from accidentally sitting in it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Newcastle Castle Keep

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    41.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    "The Poppy Girl" is the nickname for a woman who was thrown in the castle prison, before suffering a horrific death. Visitor become aware of her presence because they will pick up the smell of flowers passing by. Another woman is seen in the chamber, monks are heard chanting, disembodied ...


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    Thurnham Hall

    brough, England

    42.3 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A lady in green is seen inside and in the garden; this is said to be the former homeowner, Elizabeth Dalton. A cavalier and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The North East Aircraft Museum

    brough, Tyne and Wear

    43.5 miles from brough, UK-C9

    In the first Hangar, a man is seen hiding behind an aeroplane, poltergeist activity is reported, and strange sounds such as banging and laughing are heard. In Hangar 2, the ghost of a man thought to have been murdered by a jealous husband is said to remain here. In Hangar ...


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    Hylton Castle

    Sunderland, England

    44.2 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Robert (or Roger) Skelton was a stableboy who was murdered and disposed of in a well. After his death, messes that were left overnight became tidied by the morning, the imprint of a body appeared in ash, and a cook say a naked boy saying he was cold (leading to ...


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    Pendle Hill

    brough, England

    44.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Muncaster Castle

    brough, Cumbria

    44.9 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Tom Fool is always heard, but never seen. He was a beloved jester until his death, but is said to have a reputation of conspiracy and murder. Staff attribute the more sinister occurrences to him. The Muncaster Boggle, or the White Lady, is seen in the gardens; she is said ...


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    Willington Mill

    Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

    45.7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A woman named Kitty supposedly got caught in one of the machines and died. She is seen and felt throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lower Well Head Farm

    brough, Lancashire

    46.3 miles from brough, UK-C9

    This was the site of a series of witch trials in 1612. 10 mysterious murders resulted in the conviction and torture of around a dozen people who still remain here. Dark figures are seen outside; inside, people have reported hearing the sounds of something being dragged. A little girl is ...


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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    46.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The house here was owned by a descendant of Alice Nutter, executed in the 1612 witch trials. Phantom monks are reported here as well as that of a servant girl who travels between here and Lower Wellhead farm. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    47.5 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The Grey Lady occupies a chamber named after her; another spirit named the Blue Lady is thought to have drowned in the pond. Shadows are a commonly witnessed phenomenon, objects vanish and reappear, and people never feel alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Marsden Grotto

    South Shields, England

    48.6 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A former gang member and smuggler named John the Jibber was actually an informer. His gang locked John in a barrel and hoisted him up, waiting for him to die slowly. John is still heard groaning throughout, and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Souter Lighthouse

    brough, Tyne and Wear

    48.7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A couple ghosts have been reported here including Isobella Darling (a former occupant, now known for her activity in the kitchen) and a former lighthouse keeper named John. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    49 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A former landlady's presence is reported here. She is said to have been an avid lover of the wild cats, ringing a bell to let them know that food was ready. The ringing of the bell is still heard to some. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    49.4 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A poltergeist has a reputation to throw glasses around. Two people in period clothing are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    49.5 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A Victorian girl has been seen and heard running up and down the stairs. She is said to frequent the pool room which is why some people avoid it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chingle Hall

    brough, Lancashire

    50.7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Moresby Hall

    brough, Cumbria

    51.2 miles from brough, UK-C9

    It is said that this location was built on the site of a graveyard and/or near a pagan temple; the tunnels beneath are said to be haunted in connection with this. The ghost of Anne De Moresby is said to be here as well as that of a cavalier seen ...


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    Samlesbury Hall

    brough, Lancashire

    52.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The main spirit here is that of Dorothy Southworth, referred to as the White Lady, seen in the corridors and halls. The bloodstains of an executed priest also reappear in the same place even though he died in the 16th century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    52.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    The ghost of Dorothy Southworth, nicknamed The White Lady, roams this location and is said to slap visitors on the back of the head. Many photographs have also captured disembodied faces. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    52.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    In Room 10, the ghost of a large man is seen and accompanied by the sense of depression. A tall woman is also seen around the beds, and sometimes feel as if someone is sitting on the bed with them. A little girl and a woman are also reported. Submitted by ...


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    55.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    It is said that the ghost of an elderly woman appeared to a sleeping Earl who had plans of massacring the town of Bradford; her presence convinced him to call off the mass killing. People report drastic emotional changes throughout the hall, coins fall from the ceiling, people feel breathing ...


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    Brinkburn Priory

    brough, Northumberland

    56 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Former monks are seen in groups or heard chanting. In the cellar, a dark and violent entity has shoved people around. Other apparitions of a young girl and a woman in grey have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    56.5 miles from brough, UK-C9

    An apparition has been photographed here numerous times and is believed to be a woman named Norah; another woman named Kitty is also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Comlongon Castle

    brough, Scotland

    56.7 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Lady Marion Carruthers fell to her death in a case or either suicide or murder. At the point where she landed, no grass would grow, a feeling of sorrow was felt, and Lady Marion was seen crying. She has now been seen throughout the castle and is said to appear ...


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    A75 Road

    brough, Dumfries and Galloway

    56.8 miles from brough, UK-C9

    Numerous ghosts are reported along this road usually in the forms of shadows, people who jump into the middle of traffic, or cars stopped on the side of the road which vanish when others stop to offer help. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nunnington Hall

    brough, North Yorkshire

    57.5 miles from brough, UK-C9

    A very strict mother loved her son, but locked her stepson in the attic. The stepson eventually disappeared (either escaping or being murdered), and soon the other child fell to his death. The heartbroken mother soon lost her sanity and long after her death, she and the two children are ...


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